My posts on Norbert’s Faculty of Language blog

 Posted by on 05/20/2017  Comments Off on My posts on Norbert’s Faculty of Language blog
May 202017
 

I’ve written a few posts over the last few years on Norbert Hornstein’s Faculty of Language blog, and I realized recently that there is no reference to these posts from my own site. So, moving forward, I will cross-post here whenever I write something on FoL. But for now, here’s a list of my past writings on FoL (archived using the WayBack Machine internet archive): […]  [read more]

New paper: How can feature-sharing be asymmetric? Valuation as UNION over geometric feature structures

 Posted by on 02/12/2017  Comments Off on New paper: How can feature-sharing be asymmetric? Valuation as UNION over geometric feature structures
Feb 122017
 

Here is a short new paper on how to reconcile the geometric approach to phi-feature agreement pursued in my 2014 monograph with earlier results supporting agreement as feature-sharing (Gazdar et al. 1985, Pollard & Sag 1994, Frampton & Gutmann 2000, 2006, Pesetsky & Torrego 2007, i.a.). […]  [read more]

NY ‑ St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture (NYI)

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Feb 012017
 
NY ‑ St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture (NYI)

I am delighted to announce that this July, I will be a member of the faculty at the NY ‑ St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture (NYI). I will be teaching a syntax course provisionally titled, “The many failures of Agree.” […]  [read more]

New paper: What the PCC tells us about “abstract” agreement, head movement, and locality

 Posted by on 11/29/2016  Comments Off on New paper: What the PCC tells us about “abstract” agreement, head movement, and locality
Nov 292016
 

I’ve completed a draft of a new paper, titled What the PCC tells us about “abstract” agreement, head movement, and locality. This is a more detailed version of work I presented in recent talks at NELS 46, ZAS, and Stanford. You can read more about this project on my research page, or simply download the draft of the paper here[…]  [read more]